Lewis Hamilton leaving McLaren?

Lewis Hamilton leaving McLaren? Lewis Hamilton is almost certain to sign with McLaren for 2013 and beyond. The young Brit is out of contract at the end of this year but will likely remain with the team that treats him well and consistently delivers competitive machinery. There aren’t any options...

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Are there too many penalties in modern Formula One?

Are there too many penalties in modern Formula One? The racing culture of Formula One is changing. Grand Prix stewards are now dispensing more penalties than ever before and are having a greater influence over on-track proceedings. Whilst the number of mid-race penalties in Formula One has notably increased, the...

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Mercedes’ proud history in Formula One

Mercedes’ proud history in Formula One Nico Rosberg’s impressive victory in the Chinese Grand Prix was a hugely significant milestone for Mercedes-Benz. The company made a big investment in Formula One three years ago at a time when other car manufacturers were exiting the sport, and this victory helps justify...

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Nico Rosberg’s slow start to 2012

Felipe Massa is under severe pressure in 2012. The pace of Fernando Alonso is a clear sign that Massa is not getting the most out of his Ferrari, but he is not the only driver to be falling short of his potential this season. Nico Rosberg has been Mercedes’ lead...

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Sebastian Vettel’s Malaysian frustration

Sebastian Vettel’s Malaysian frustration Sebastian Vettel may not have enjoyed an ideal start to the 2012 Formula One season but the reigning champion has no reason yet to be concerned about his title prospects. Despite the early challenges, Vettel has still managed to score eighteen points and we’re only two...

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The future of the Australian Grand Prix

The future of the Australian Grand Prix Every year during the Australian Grand Prix weekend there is widespread speculation about the future of the event at Albert Park. Local political opposition to the Grand Prix grows as the cost of hosting the race steadily increases. There is a Formula One...

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Meet the 2012 rookies

Meet the 2012 rookies Two drivers will start their first Grand Prix in Melbourne this weekend. Jean-Eric Vergne and Charles Pic are the rookies of 2012 and will be keen to impress on debut at Albert Park. Although they both hail from France, they have had different roads to Formula...

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Life after Formula One

Life after Formula One Nine Formula One drivers who started Grands Prix last year have missed out on race positions for the 2012 season. Adrian Sutil, Nick Heidfeld, Jaime Alguersuari, Sebastian Buemi, Rubens Barrichello, Jarno Trulli, Vitantonio Liuzzi, Jerome d’ Ambrosio, and Karun Chandhok are now looking to pursue racing...

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